This volume is a bridging textbook for "Developing Chinese - Intermediate Reading" (I), which is the advancement of "Developing Chinese - Elementary Reading and Writing" (II). It is suitable for Chinese learners who have an intermediate level of Chinese and have roughly mastered 2000-2500 common vocabulary.
There are 15 lessons in this book, with 5 articles in each lesson. Lessons 8 and 15 are review lessons, with 7 articles per lesson. The book develops the concept of the first edition and emphasizes respecting learners' reading habits in real language life. Each lesson is differentiated into four reading styles, such as close reading, general reading, skimming, and searching, to train learners' reading skills. The selected texts come from newspapers, books and the Internet and other media, and the content is current and practical, with a variety of exercises. After studying this book, learners will be able to quickly improve their reading skills in a variety of written languages and language styles, while at the same time experiencing and understanding the vivid and realistic contemporary China.